Vita Player Magazine

Welcome to the Vita Player Magazine! We’ll be using this part of the website to keep you updated on our new digital PS Vita fanzine and here you’ll find all the links to download issues as they’re released, information on the magazine, the team behind it, how you can get in touch and much more besides. We’ll update it regularly so keep coming back!

Page Updated: 29th January 2022
– Issue Two Out Now! –

Information / FAQ

What is the Vita Player Magazine?

Many may be asking why are we releasing a new PS Vita magazine now after the console has ceased production and that games are no longer being developed. Well, for us, we felt that this is the perfect time for us to release the Vita Player Magazine. Rather than focusing on news as traditional magazines do, each issue of the magazine is going to focus on a single theme. Some will look at a particular genre of games, others may specialise in a particular software publisher but regardless there will be a common theme throughout.

What will be in each issue?

Each issue will contain at least 48 pages of game reviews, articles, interviews and features. Some of the content will be revised reprints from the website but by having an overarching theme we will have all the content in one place making it easier to read. It will also include some advertising from publishers, developers and companies who may be of interest to readers.

How much will it cost?

This will be available as a FREE download directly from this page as a DRM-free PDF file. We’ll announce when each issue is released here on the website and on our social media channels so you’ll know when each issue becomes available.

Will there be any competitions?

Absolutely! We will be running regular competitions in most issues to win a great selection of prizes. In addition, we will have a Reader’s Letters Page with a mystery Vita game for the Star Letter in each issue. We’ll also have prizes on offer for the best reader review or article submitted to each issue as well!

Can I get involved?

Of course! We’re always looking for writers to be a part of the magazine. Whether you want to submit a review, article, or just have ideas or suggestions we’d love to hear from you. We’ll also be running polls and surveys on our Twitter account that you can take part in that will feed into articles in each issue.

Can my business advertise with you?

Absolutely. We have three different rates for advertising. A standard page is £50, the inside front cover is £75 and the back page is £100. To book any of these, get in touch with us using our Contact Page.

Magazine Downloads

Issue 1 (November 2021) – Arcade Shoot-Em-Up Special

56 pages featuring reviews of some of the greatest (and not so great) arcade shoot-em-ups to grace the PS Vita. We’ve also got an exclusive interview with Dugan Jackson from Tikipod as he talks about his work on the PS Vita and the Aqua Kitty series. Plus the start of our reader’s letters section and a chance to win a copy of the Limited Run Games physical release of Rock Boshers DX, courtesy of Tikipod!

Dowload issue 1 as a DRM-free PDF file here

Issue 2 (January 2022) – Racing Games Special

Issue 2 is a massive 80 pages dedicated to racing games on the PS Vita spanning everything from the games launched with the console right up to the last commercial release for the console. This issue has a special focus on the WipEout series looking at WipEout 2048, several of the earlier games in the series, and an exclusive interview with composer Tim Wright (aka CoLD SToRAGE). We’ve got a staggering 18 reviews this time, including an in-depth look at the last ever racing game to be released for the Vita, the physical only game Horizon Chase Turbo.

Dowload issue 2 as a DRM-free PDF file here

Issue 3 (March 2022) – Retro Game Remakes / Compilations

Coming soon

Issue 4 (May 2022) – TBA

Coming soon

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